Earthquake Hits Kathmandu: A major earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit Nepal’s Kathmandu on Wednesday. According to National Center for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake was 53km east of Kathmandu. The reports suggest that the earthquake struck the hill country at around 2.52 pm.
The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground, said National Center for Seismology.
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— Atenews (@atenews) October 19, 2022
#EarthquakePH #EarthquakeDavaoDelSur#iFelt_DavaoDelSurEarthquakeEarthquake Information No.1Date and Time: 19 October 2022 – 04:05 PMMagnitude = 5.5Depth = 001 kmLocation = 06.66°N, 125.19°E – 006 km S 29° W of Matanao (Davao Del Sur)https://t.co/kuWg4tH5Ip pic.twitter.com/Lu5BIAT653
— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) October 19, 2022
Taking to Twitter, various users said a strong jolt felt in the capital and other major areas of Nepal. “Estimated magnitude 5.0 earthquake at around 3:05 pm,” one user said.
Soon after the earthquake, the Patna unit of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said tremors were felt in parts of Bihar, including Patna.